Countdown to April 7: Vanderbilt Giving Dayby Morgan Kroll Apr. 5, 2021, 9:00 AM
Vanderbilt University’s annual Giving Day is this Wednesday, April 7. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to take part in this 24-hour event to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership.
This year’s Giving Day will include more than 50 challenges offered by generous donors to amplify impact. These challenges will increase support for schools and colleges, student organizations, athletics, programs, scholarships and more. Faculty and staff play a vital role in supporting Vanderbilt’s mission and are encouraged to consider extending their impact this year by making a gift of any size to an area that is meaningful to them.
Gifts of any size will help Vanderbilt unlock these challenges:
- $25,000 if 2,000 supporters give.
- Another $25,000 if the number of supporters reaches 3,000.
- And another $25,000 if that number reaches 4,000—for a total of $75,000.
Gifts combine to provide scholarship support and experiential learning opportunities, help fuel groundbreaking research to address some of humanity’s most pressing issues (including COVID-19), and prepare students to reach their full potential as the next generation of global leaders.
Faculty and staff also are invited to a special virtual Giving Day concert featuring headliners Grace Potter and Chris Mann, BMus’04, along with drop-in appearances from some of your favorite Commodores, including faculty, alumni, students and more. Register now.
Learn more at vu.edu/givingday.